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Clarence Dupnik [the sheriff who is blaming Palin]: The Anti-Joe Arpaio Sheriff in Arizona
AOLnews ^ | 1/9/11 | Andrea Stone

Posted on 01/09/2011 11:39:30 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants

Until Saturday's rampage against Rep. Gabrielle Giffords left her battling for her life and ended the lives of six others, Clarence Dupnik was not the most famous sheriff in Arizona.

But after a pull-no-punches news conference in which he linked the shooting in Tucson to a poisonous underlying political atmosphere, the Pima County sheriff may soon become known nationally as the anti-Joe Arpaio.


A Democrat, Dupnik called the [Arizona immigration enforcement] law "a national embarrassment" and wrote in the Wall Street Journal that it was "unnecessary ... a travesty, and most significantly ... unconstitutional."

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: clarencedupnik; dupnik; freepressforpalin; giffords; liberal; loughner
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Dupnik is just another far left America hating liberal looking to blame conservative for all the ills liberals have brought on the country.
1 posted on 01/09/2011 11:39:34 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Sounds like the illegals know exactly where they can hide out in Arizona.

2 posted on 01/09/2011 11:40:58 AM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Perhaps the people there in Pima County will remember this little episode the next time Sherrif Goebbels comes up for re-election. I’m not getting my hopes up, though.

3 posted on 01/09/2011 11:42:24 AM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

4 posted on 01/09/2011 11:43:06 AM PST by Cisco Nix (Real Conservatives stay sober and focused)
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To: Steely Tom
Sorry, I meant to type Sheriff Goebbels, of course.
5 posted on 01/09/2011 11:43:42 AM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Apparently no one bothered to tell Dupnik that his job is law enforcement,not political pontification.
The voters can show him the door next election.

6 posted on 01/09/2011 11:44:25 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: randita


7 posted on 01/09/2011 11:45:00 AM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

If this Sheriff is so wise and all knowing why didn’t he have at least one Deputy on site before the shooting?

8 posted on 01/09/2011 11:46:46 AM PST by MCF
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To: Blood of Tyrants

“A Democrat, Dupnik ...”

As if one couldn’t tell by just listening to his press conference. The job of a sheriff is to enforce the law, not to distort reality and preach anti-Americanism.

9 posted on 01/09/2011 11:48:53 AM PST by skookum55 ("We can give up on America or we can give up on this president ...." D. D'Souza)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

The local sheriff should pull his liberal head out of his rectum and read this article.

The local sheriff may be trying to blame Palin/Rush and other conservatives for his failure to do his job re this self identified potential terrorist. Like why did this nut case have a gun and get by with threatening to kill cops?

What was the relationship if any between the sheriff and the parents/mother of the killer if any.

Why haven’t we read one thing by the left wing mediots about the parents of this insane killer?

Below is an excellent article re the insane killer with a lot of personal quotes. No where did he profess any love/devotion for Palin/Rush or the Tea Party.

There is no evidence that Loughner was a Sarah Palin fan. There is no evidence that he was associated with the Tea Party or that he was concerned with immigration. Instead, there is a steadily growing heap of evidence that Jared Loughner was suffering from a mental illness

Suspect in rampage called ‘very disturbed’

TIM STELLER Arizona Daily Star

The man arrested for opening fire at a community meeting held by U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Saturday — killing six people and injuring 13 others — disrupted classes at Pima Community College, tried to manipulate his dreams and posted rambling messages on the Internet.

The suspected shooter is Jared Lee Loughner, a 22-year-old who lives on the northwest side. He is mentally unstable and may have had an accomplice, Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik said Saturday evening.

A former classmate of Loughner at Pima, from which he was suspended Sept. 29 for code-of-conduct violations, said he was “obviously very disturbed.”

“He disrupted class frequently with nonsensical outbursts,” said Lynda Sorenson, who took a math class with Loughner last summer at Pima Community College’s Northwest campus.

Dupnik said the suspected shooter has made death threats before and been contacted by law-enforcement officers. The threats weren’t against Giffords, Dupnik said.
Investigators are looking for a second person who may be an accomplice, Dupnik said. “We are not convinced he acted alone,” Dupnik said of the shooter. “We have photos,” he said, of a man in his 50s.

“There’s some reason to believe that (the shooter) came to this location with another individual. And there’s reason to believe the other individual would in some way be involved,” he said.

Loughner has several online accounts, which suggest he has spent most of his life on the northwest side: His MySpace profile says he attended Thornydale Elementary School, Tortolita Middle School and Mountain View High School.

As a middle school student, Loughner was “kind of an outcast,” said Shannin Macey, who said via e-mail she attended Tortolita and Mountain View with him.

In high school, Loughner was in jazz band and played the saxophone, but he dropped out in junior year, said Tommy Marriotti, who was a high-school friend of Loughner. At the time he dropped out, Loughner was having drug problems, Marriotti said, but he seemed to do well once he started taking classes at Pima.

Loughner attended Pima courses from summer 2005 until he withdrew in October after his suspension, the college said.

He tried to enlist in the Army in 2008 but was rejected, said First Sgt. Brian Homme, who oversees Army recruiting in Tucson. Loughner was sent to Phoenix to take a test and physical, but “he was found to be unqualified,” Homme said.

Loughner registered to vote for the first time in 2006, said Chris Roads, Pima County’s registrar of voters. He registered as an independent and last voted in the 2008 general election.

Sorenson, Loughner’s classmate at Pima, said he was asked to leave the pre-algebra class several times and eventually was barred from class.

Pima officials said in a news release that from February to September 2010, Loughner had five contacts with PCC police for classroom and library disruptions at Northwest and West campuses.

Another Pima classmate, Lydian Ali, said Loughner would frequently laugh aloud to himself during the advanced-poetry class they attended. Only about 16 people were in the class, so Loughner’s behavior stood out, Ali said.

“It almost seemed like he was on his own planet, because his comments would have nothing to do with what we were talking about,” Ali said.

Loughner’s online accounts contain some political comments but are dominated by bizarre discussions of his desire to establish a new currency and his disdain for what he considered the public’s low literacy rates. He also wrote threatening and despairing messages.

“WOW! I’m glad i didn’t kill myself. I’ll see you on National T.v.! This is foreshadow .... why doesn’t anyone talk to me? ..” he posted on MySpace Dec. 14.
On Dec. 13, he wrote: “I don’t feel good: I’m ready to kill a police officer! I can say it.”

In a posting on YouTube, Loughner wrote repeatedly about a new currency. “I’m thinking of creating a new currency,” he wrote. “Therefore, I’m thinking of a design for my new coins size, shape, color, material, and image to start a new money system.”

He also wrote repeatedly about literacy. In a message on YouTube, Loughner wrote: “The majority of people, who reside in District-8 are illiterate — hilarious. I don’t control your English grammar structure, but you control your English grammar structure.”

In a message posted on his MySpace account, titled “Goodbye friends,”Loughner said: “Dear friends...please don’t be mad at me. The literacy rate is below 5%. I haven’t talked to one person who is literate.” It was unclear when it was posted.

In a MySpace profile, Loughner said “My favorite interest was reading, and I studied grammar. Conscience dreams were a great study in college.” Conscious dreaming is trying to manipulate your dreams, an interest Loughner pursued, Marriotti said.

He lists among his favorite books “Mein Kampf” and “The Communist Manifesto”. But he also includes a broad variety of other titles, including: “Animal Farm,” “Brave New World,” “To Kill a Mockingbird,” and “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”.

In another YouTube message, Loughner said: “I know who’s listening: Government Officials, and the People. Nearly all the people, who don’t know this accurate information of a new currency, aren’t aware of mind control and brainwash methods. If I have my civil rights, then this message wouldn’t have happen.”

“In conclusion, my ambition - is for informing literate dreamers about a new currency; in a few days, you know I’m conscience dreaming! Thank you!”

In a YouTube video dated Dec. 15, titled “Introduction: Jared Loughner,” he describes himself as a U.S. military recruit who had applied to join the Army.

In the video, Loughner makes a rambling mention of “MEPS in Phoenix” an apparent reference to the Military Entrance Processing Station in the state capital that all Arizona recruits from every branch of service pass through before leaving for basic training.

“Every United States military recruit at MEPS in Phoenix is receiving one mini bible before the tests,” it said. “Jared Loughner is a United States military recruit at MEPS in Phoenix. Therefore, Jared Loughner is receiving one mini bible before the tests.

“I didn’t write a belief on my Army application and the recruiter wrote on the application: None.”

Sgt. Homme declined to say why Loughner was rejected, citing confidentiality laws.

Loughner has had at least two minor run-ins with police, online court records show.

In October 2007, Loughner was cited by the Pima County Sheriff’s Department for possession of drug paraphernalia, a charge that was dismissed in November 2007 when he completed a diversion program.

One year later, in October 2008, Loughner faced a “local charge” in Marana Municipal Court. That charge was also dismissed following the completion of a diversion program in March 2009.

Court records indicate the Marana case file is due to be purged in December 2013. It’s unclear what the exact charge was.

Grant Wiens, 22, attended Mountain View High School with Loughner, although they were not in the same grade. Wiens also took a class at Pima Community College with Loughner, where they occasionally talked, he said.

“He was a guy in high school who definitely had his opinions on stuff and didn’t seem to care what people thought of him,” Wiens said. “He did his own thing.”

Star reporters Carol Ann Alaimo, Alex Dalenberg, Fernanda Echavarri, Patrick Finley, Ernesto Portillo Jr. and Sarah Trotto contributed to this report.

The lying bsing sheriff is hiding something like what he hid to protect the mentally ill lib killer.

Sheriff, how did this lib have a gun after he threatened to kill cops?

Sheriff, what is your relationship with his parents/mother?

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To: Blood of Tyrants
Using the tragedy to bash one's own state certainly shows a lack of class.

Don't know if this is true or not, but it's revealing:

The Dupnik is a traditional folk dance that requires the dancing couple to acknowledge their presence by first bowing to each other then turn around and ram their "dupa" or rear ends together.

11 posted on 01/09/2011 11:52:30 AM PST by x
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12 posted on 01/09/2011 11:53:30 AM PST by nutmeg (The 111th Congress: Worst. Congress. Ever.)
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To: Steely Tom

The SOB has been in office since 1980. He’s so deep in the Democratic machine in Tucson that it would take an explosion to get him out.

Oops! There I go, encouraging others to dynamite their opponents , < /sarcasm >.

13 posted on 01/09/2011 11:57:12 AM PST by Mr Rogers (Poor history is better than good fiction, and anything with lots of horses is better still)
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To: Grampa Dave

The question that should be asked of Dupnik, but hasn’t been, is this:

“Sheriff, you keep referring to the rhetoric of cable news and talk radio. Do you have any evidence showing a relationship between that and this shooting?”


“You have indicated that Loughner had previously had run-ins with the police and had threatened to kill people. Why did your department allow him 1) to buy a gun, and 2) to remain free?”

14 posted on 01/09/2011 12:01:55 PM PST by norge (The amiable dunce is back, wearing a skirt and high heels.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

“Dupnik, referring to the troubled suspect, 22-year-old Jared Loughner.”

‘Troubled Suspect’? A full blown lunatic is ‘troubled’?

15 posted on 01/09/2011 12:05:49 PM PST by dljordan ("His father's sword he hath girded on, And his wild harp slung behind him")
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To: Blood of Tyrants
But neither Clarence Dupnik The Anti-Joe Arpaio Sheriff in Arizona and Joe Arpaio the Anti-Clarence Dupnic were named SHERIFF of the YEAR by their peers. That would be: Sheriff Paul Babeu of Pinal County Arizona. if you should look at a map, Pinal County is ki9nda like the buffer between Pima and Maricopa Counties.
16 posted on 01/09/2011 12:07:24 PM PST by Tupelo
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To: Blood of Tyrants
My email to the Sheriff

Actual Topic: Sheriff’s News Conference Yesterday

Sheriff Clarence W. Dupnik

I think people such as yourself need to remember when you are so intent on blaming what voters have said as the cause for this tragedy, why not mention the rhetoric from Democrat politicians and liberal talking heads including:

President Obama:

“If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun,” Obama said in Philadelphia last night. “Because from what I understand, folks in Philly like a good brawl. I’ve seen Eagles fans.”

And “I need you to go out and talk to your friends and talk to your neighbors. I want you to talk to them whether they are independent or whether they are Republican. I want you to argue with them and get in their face.”

Or John Kerry who said on the Bill Maher show: “I could have gone to 1600 Pennsylvania and killed the real bird with one stone.”

Or Howard Dean “I hate the Republicans and everything they stand for…”

and: “This is a struggle between good and evil and we’re the good?”

and “we need to remember that the enemy here is George Bush, not each other.”

Or Senator Chuck Schumer who called a flight attendant a “bitch.”

Or the Florida Democrats who ran an ad calling for the assassination of Donald Rumsfeld

Or New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi who called for Senator Schumer to “put a bullet between the president’s eyes?”

Or Jonathan Chait who said “I hate President George W. Bush.”

Or singer Rickie Lee Jones who aid of President Bush “You’re an ignorant, low-class, opportunistic man, both personally and politically, who does everything for political gain and nothing for the wellbeing of the people, and you should not be in office, and the kind of fascism you’re perpetrating on our country we don’t want, and you’re out. We’re done with you. Ffffhgggmm.”

And when asked if she would be willing to take Bush out for the benefit of democracy? “If I say that, I might get arrested when I go back. And I have to go home.” She’s thinking it out carefully. “I guess the question is, would I kill anyone? And the answer is, no. But would I feel sorry if someone killed him? No, I wouldn’t. It would depend on who killed him, I guess.”

Or “The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn” where they superimposed the words “Snipers Wanted” over an image of Bush delivering his acceptance speech at the Republican convention.

Or Nobel Peace Prize winner Betty Williams who said she could kill President Bush?

Or Randi Rhodes who joked about killing the President?

Or Reverend Wright who called Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, Condoskeeza [sic] Rice.

Or England’s Charlie Brooker who wrote: “On November 2, the entire civilised world will be praying, praying Bush loses. And Sod’s law dictates he’ll probably win, thereby disproving the existence of God once and for all. The world will endure four more years of idiocy, arrogance and unwarranted bloodshed, with no benevolent deity to watch over and save us. John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald, John Hinckley Jr – where are you now that we need you?”

17 posted on 01/09/2011 12:09:07 PM PST by B4Ranch (Do NOT remain seated until this ride comes to a full and complete stop! We're going the wrong way!)
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18 posted on 01/09/2011 12:19:34 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: Cisco Nix

How would you like to wake up next to that man every morning in bed?

19 posted on 01/09/2011 12:20:37 PM PST by Mountain Mary (Bachmann/Christie 2012.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
This sheriff is why when police have guns, it is a police state.

Sheriffs are politicians (so are police chiefs hired by mayors). They run for office and are elected. We need to remember that.

20 posted on 01/09/2011 12:24:42 PM PST by Darren McCarty (We should lead ourselves instead of looking for leaders)
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